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9 Ways Your Mindset Derails Your Success

The difference between who you are and who you want to be-- comes from your mindset.<p>More and more, evidence points to the power of mindset as a source of our failures and our successes. What differentiates those who are successful from those who aren't is often nothing more than mindset.<p>If you're …

Budget Woes in One of America's Wealthiest Cities

If San Jose can’t afford its basic public services, what city can?<p>SAN JOSE, Calif.—One would think that the richest city in America would have better roads. And more police officers. And more adequate housing for the poor.<p>And yet, San Jose, which has the highest median household income of any major …

The Science of Happiness: Why complaining is literally killing you

Sometimes in life, all the experience and knowledge simmering around in that ol’ consciousness of ours combines itself in a way that suddenly causes …

Be More Successful: New Harvard Research Reveals A Fun Way To Do It

<b>We all want to be more successful.</b><p>But everything you read probably sounds like a lot of work. Isn’t there a scientifically proven method that’s a …

The Ultimate Fat-Frying Tabata Workout

These high-intensity interval workouts are popular in gyms around the world. Here’s how you can use them at home to shrink your belly<p>Tabatas. The word strikes fear into the hearts of fitness enthusiasts around the world.<p>But the 4-minute, high-intensity interval workouts named after Japanese …

Is Second Hand Stress Killing You? Science Proves Stress Is Contagious

<i>Mike Bundrant is Co-Founder of iNLP Center Training</i><p>If you’ve ever felt more stressed out after being around a stressed out person, you are not …

Harvard MRI Study Proves Meditation Literally Rebuilds Brain's Gray Matter In 8 Weeks

A study conducted by a Harvard affiliated team out of Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) came across surprising conclusions regarding the tangible …

Urban Studies and Planning | MIT OpenCourseWare | Free Online Course Materials

Featured Courses<p>The Department of Urban Studies and Planning (DUSP) is a department within the School of Architecture and Planning at MIT.<p>It is …

The state of Upper Narragansett Bay: It's cleaner, but more needs to be done in and near urban communities

The 2015 edition of “Watershed Counts” finds significant gains have been made as coastal wastewater treatment plants have come into compliance with …

Strength Training Is the True Fountain of Youth, According to Science

Fountain of YouthRegular strength training helps improve brain health later in life.If you want to keep your brain power into old age then you should …

Exercise

How to Never Get Angry: 3 New Secrets From Neuroscience

They’re one inch from your face, boiling with rage, screaming and yelling at you.<p>And all you want to do is scream and yell back. But you know that’s …

Wire Your Brain For Gratitude In 30 Seconds

<i>“Gratitude is a quality similar to electricity: it must be produced and discharged and used up in order to exist at all.” ~William Faulkner</i><p>At Thanksgiving many of us reflect on what we are grateful for… and what’s for dinner. While a client was discussing gratitude with me, they asked if gratitude …

We Are All Confident Idiots

Last March, during the enormous South by Southwest music festival in Austin, Texas, the late-night talk show <i>Jimmy Kimmel Live!</i> sent a camera crew out …

Critical Thinking

5 Crazy Ways Social Media Is Changing Your Brain Right Now

3 Ways To Be Happier At Work

There’s a common belief that you will be happy when you are successful, but the reverse is actually true.<p>Scott Crabtree spent 24 years climbing the ladder in the gaming and software industries, eventually leading his own engineering team at Intel. And after observing life at companies big and …

Where Age Equals Happiness

In the U.S., well-being tends to be highest in a person's earliest and latest years. But elsewhere, new research shows, quality of life follows a very different pattern.<p>“I’m nearly 70 years old, and I can tell you that bad things begin to happen as you get older,” said Angus Deaton, a professor of …

Rare, profound positive events won’t make you happy, but lots of little ones will

Rather like a pond that soon returns to calm no matter the size of the stone you throw in it, psychological research has shown that people’s sense of …

The next governor of RI could be a Democrat preferred by Wall Street or a Republican favored by union members

“It’s upside down politics in Rhode Island now,” said Wendy Schiller, associate professor of political science at Brown University.<p>The strange …

Why taking the road less traveled is good for your health

<b>Nature is good for you — and we have the science to prove it</b><p>We've seen study after study over the years that illustrate how being close to nature — …

Oil prices are plunging. Don't cheer yet

Crude oil tumbled below $84 a barrel on Friday for the first time since the 2012 Olympics in London.<p>If you have a car or truck, you're probably cheering the possibility of $3-a-gallon gas prices. But here's why you should also cringe.<p>Cheap oil prices are largely a reflection of some pretty scary …

The Fading Distinction Between City and Suburb

As high-income people return to cities and urban neighborhoods, they bring much of their suburban lifestyle with them.<p>Most of us who are sometimes labeled "urbanists" believe the new age of the city is squarely upon us. Cities and urban neighborhoods once counted for dead are adding people, in some …

Aspen Aerogels expanding in East Providence - Providence Business News

EAST PROVIDENCE – Aspen Aerogels, a company that specializes in energy-efficient insulation products, is expanding its East Providence facility, a …

How To Rewire Your Brain For Greater Happiness

The bad news: Our brains are wired to be negative. The good news: You can train your brain to hold on to happiness in 10 seconds.<p>Wouldn’t it be awesome if we could hack into our own brains and rewire them to be happier?<p>Science has shown we actually can thanks to a phenomenon called …

How mindfulness meditation changes the brain

Technologies such as fMRI (functional magnetic resonance imaging) and EEG (electroencephalography) make it possible for neuroscientists to see …

Mindfulness

Science Points to the Single Most Valuable Personality Trait

Research is pointing to <i>conscientiousness</i> as the one-trait-to-rule-them-all in terms of future success, both career-wise and personal.<p>“It would …